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Friday, January 21, 2022

COVID Update January 21, 2022: New Cases Declining

by Calculated Risk on 1/21/2022 09:23:00 PM

Another COVID update. Hopefully this wave declines soon. Best to all.

COVID Metrics
Percent fully Vaccinated63.3%---≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)210.0---≥2321
New Cases per Day3726,870797,694≤5,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩1,8431,754≤502
1 Minimum to achieve "herd immunity" (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
🚩 Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
✅ Goal met.

COVID-19 Positive Tests per DayClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.

The 7-day average for new cases has declined somewhat, but hospitalizations are still at record levels.

Deaths are still increasing, but below the 7-day average record of 3,421 per day in January 2021.